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Volition's Face Personification and the Will in Renaissance Literature

Author: Andrew Escobedo
Publisher: Notre Dame University of Notre Dame Press 2017
Series: ReFormations: Medieval and Early Modern
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cover -- VOLITION'S FACE -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- List of Illustrations -- Preface -- Introduction -- Chapter One Personification, Energy, and Allegory -- Chapter Two The Prosopopoetic Will: Ours, though Not We -- Chapter Three Conscience in the Tudor Interludes -- Chapter Four Despair in Marlowe and Spenser -- Chapter Five Love and Spenser's Cupid -- Chapter Six Sin and Milton's Angel --
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Escobedo
ISBN: 9780268101688 026810168X 9780268101671 0268101671
OCLC Number: 1020708283
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (340 Seiten)
Series Title: ReFormations: Medieval and Early Modern

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Cover -- VOLITION'S FACE -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- List of Illustrations -- Preface -- Introduction -- Chapter One Personification, Energy, and Allegory -- Chapter Two The Prosopopoetic Will: Ours, though Not We -- Chapter Three Conscience in the Tudor Interludes -- Chapter Four Despair in Marlowe and Spenser -- Chapter Five Love and Spenser's Cupid -- Chapter Six Sin and Milton's Angel -- Epilogue: Premodern Personification and Posthumanism? -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index

In this book, Andres Escobedo revises the widespread scholarly view that associates literary personification with flat character, constraint, and death; instead, Escobedo demonstrates that premodern readers understood personification as an essentially energetic figure that depicted passion or concept transforming into action

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